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St. Joan of Arc Chapel

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Address: 1415 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
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Intrigue and mystery surround this warm, special little place. Well worth the walk through the beautiful campus to see this old historic chapel brought over from Europe to be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Minneapolis, United States

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right in the middle of campus. Could be a nice quiet place for meditation. The story of how it came to Milwaukee is very interesting.

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Minneapolis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Intrigue and mystery surround this warm, special little place. Well worth the walk through the beautiful campus to see this old historic chapel brought over from Europe to be rebuilt.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A step back in time...wonderful reminder of the past, a moment to reflect and meditate and available free for the taking. You would be remiss to not enjoy this treasure.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building was originally built as St. Martin de Seysseul in the 15th century (1420 AD) in Chasse, near Lyon France. Gertrude Hill Gavin purchased it during the 1920 and had it shipped to Long Island where it was rebuilt. She renamed it and Pope Pius IX gave her permission to have Mass in it and at that time she... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A real medieval building right here in America. It's an amazing place nestled in amongst the science buildings on the Marquette University campus. The inside is serene, and I like to meditate there when I have the chance. I believe it's open to the public between 10 am and 4 pm every day.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It's worth it to stop by and see this chapel. We were here in the fall with beautiful weather the leaves were all changed which made for beautiful scenery

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just beautiful to see and touch! You can feel the stone that Joan of arc touched and it is 10 degrees colder then any other.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The chapel is both beautiful and historic. It is located on the Marquette campus, which is right off the expressway, and it is a good point of interest when visiting Milwaukee.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The St. Joan of Arc Chapel is one of my favorite spots in the entire world. It was built in France in the 1500s, and brought over to the U.S. hundreds of years later. In 1964, a philanthropist donated the chapel to Marquette. It's very small, but you can feel the positive energy of God's healing powers when you enter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a small chapel on the campus of Marquette. It is a 14th century catholic chapel that was in Long Island and then acquired by Marquette in the 1960s. Beautifully restored in some places and has the original construction and decoration in others. When I was there, we had a wonderful discussion lead by an interesting priest from the... More 

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